In the age of smartphones that can do almost everything but wash your clothes, a lot of people are giving up their smartphone and instead are using dumbphones. CBS reports that people buying basic phones that allow them to talk, text for under $200 versus buying an iPhone 10 for a thousand dollars. A Whittle Bit of Commentary. ChadWhittle.com (C) 2017 Chad Whittle. Sign up for Chad’s Free Monthly Newsletter!